Visualant, Inc. (OTCQB: VSUL) - a provider of chromatic-based identification, authentication and diagnostic solutions, with its ChromaID™ technology, announced today that it has appointed Randy Sprague to its Scientific Advisory Board. Mr. Sprague brings more than 38 years of technology development experience to Visualant. Most recently he was the co-founder and Chief Technology Officer for Innovega, Inc. a company developing augmented reality technology. In addition, he previously served as the Chief Engineer for Microvision, Inc. working with light scanning technology. Mr. Sprague has 51 issued patents in the fields of electronic systems, inertial and optical MEMS, and digital display systems. Sprague joins Dr. Tom Furness, the inventor of Visualant's ChromaID technology on the Scientific Advisory Board. "Randy has a deep understanding of optics and photonics and brings a wealth of experience in helping create innovative technologies for specific markets," said Visualant CEO, President and Founder, Ron Erickson. "We look forward to his insights as we commercialize our technology." Sprague commented: "Visualant's ChromaID platform technology has a variety of potential applications. I look forward to working with the team to determine the best path to enter the market." About Visualant, Inc. Visualant™ is a public company whose shares trade under the stock symbol "VSUL." The Visualant Spectral Pattern Matching™ (SPM) technology directs structured light onto a substance or material, through a liquid or gas, or off a surface, to capture a unique ChromaID™. A ChromaID can be used to identify, detect, or diagnosis markers invisible to the human eye. ChromaID scanner modules can be integrated into a variety of mobile or fixed-mount form factors. The patented, award-winning technology is disruptive, making it possible to effectively conduct analyses in the field that could only previously be performed by large and expensive lab-based tests. For more information on Visualant, visit the company's website at www.visualant.net.